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Galena Cellars Winery & Vineyard

515 S Main St, 4746 North Ford Road, Galena, IL 61036-2352
+1 815-777-3330
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I guess we were just not good enough.

My husband and I just came from there. We walked in and the woman behind the counter was fawning... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Chicago, Illinois

Mary made our visit - she was fun and knew her wine. We visited the downtown location but made the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Spencer, Iowa
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Join us and enjoy our award-winning wines. Visit our gift shop at 515 South Main Street Galena IL, 61036. Vineyard now open for tours & wine tastings at 4746 North Ford Rd. Galena, IL 61036.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting room” (34 reviews)
“great wine” (21 reviews)
515 S Main St, 4746 North Ford Road, Galena, IL 61036-2352
+1 815-777-3330
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I just came from there. We walked in and the woman behind the counter was fawning over four female customers. She had said hello when we first came in but that was the last we heard from her. We got the wine...More

Thank shamrock2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mary made our visit - she was fun and knew her wine. We visited the downtown location but made the beautiful trip the their country location. Worth the 6 mile drive.

Thank daveofspencer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the downtown location and did their wine sampling. For five dollars you received 6 hearty sample portions with numerous selections for all palates. The wines I tasted were justly described and the wines that won the awards deserved the honor. Staff kind, happy, friendly...More

Thank beachliker
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Loved every minute of our tasting last week. The winery in downtown Galena is delightful in every way. Not only is the wine great,but the store and all the goodies in it are amazingly displayed and ready for purchase. The staff on hand was knowledgeable...More

Thank Leigh7857
Reviewed 31 July 2017

First time here & we will be back. The $10 tour/tasting is well worth it! Mary was our tour guide and she was amazing & knowledgeable. She explained each wine during our tasting & took the time to treat all of us as valued customers...More

Thank chris S
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

As we had the kids we just stopped in with one purpose - to try the chocolate port. And I wasn't disappointed. It was so good! A bottle was a bit in the pricey side, but worth it. The ladies behind the bar were very...More

Thank LegalMommy
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Downtown flooded so we stopped in for a sip or two...I had a glass of muscat canelli that's close to Moscato n hubby had homemade bloody mary with homemade jalapeño wine. It was delish! Love the decor n gifts to buy...100s of wine to buy!

Thank karenk00
Reviewed 24 June 2017

In addition to the labels we've enjoyed in the past, the new Secret Garden line-up is selling out fast...and for good reason. We "camped out" the other day sampling around 20 wines all together at the winery. As case club members, we put together our...More

Thank JCgolf9
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We had an awesome experience sampling more than we had planned, but the result was that we tried varieties we might otherwise have avoided. Such a great variety of wines! So unique and fun! Jalapeno wine that you can make into a Bloody Mary? Who...More

Thank HeidiK68
Reviewed 20 June 2017

For $5, you can sample 6 wines from an extensive list. Something for everyone and all kinds of wine themed stuff for sale. You can buy a glass and enjoy it on their patio as well. I visit Galena just so I can stop here!!

Thank Lisa H
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mila t
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Response from Ted F | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. Galena is a great place to go at any age. I would recommend that you stay as close to town if not in the town at a bed and breakfast. Otherwise you will have to drive to a motel, most of which are on Rt 20 both... More